Practical Nursing

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Career Cluster:

Health Science

Exit Requirements:

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Read:11 Math:11 Lang:11

Enrollment Open To:

Program Open to Qualified Applicants (see application for admission requirements) including ATI TEAS Minimum 55% Adjusted Individual Total Score (AITS)

Program Start Dates:

Click here to go to 2018-19 Class Start Dates

LPN Application 2018

Program costs & book list: Practical Nursing Cost List 2017

TEAS Prep:

AHA Health Care Provider BLS CPR Courses are offered at our Public Safety Campus for dates click HERE. You may register at the PSC and/or the registration department.

Click here to see the Career Cluster Pathway for LPN

Practical Nursing Student Handbook Agreement 2017-2018

Acceptable Use Policy



Students will attend classes/clinicals in any/all of the following counties St. Johns, Putnam, and Clay

Program Day/Evening:

Full-time/day program – Monday through Thursday earliest 7am – latest 4:30pm. Part-time/evening program every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6-10pm and every other Saturday and Sunday 6:30am-5pm. Both full-time/day and part-time/evening programs require a preceptor rotation. These hours will vary.

What You'll Learn:

  • Care for medical-surgical, oncology patients
  • Communication skills
  • Geriatric care
  • HIV/AIDS education
  • Human growth & development
  • Legal & ethics responsibilities

*FL Board of Nursing Approved

  • Mental health concepts
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology & administration of medications
  • Rehabilitation basics
  • Unpaid clinical experience
  • Unpaid preceptor rotation

Program Hours:


Daytime Enrollment = 13 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Evening Enrollment = 18 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Program Estimated Cost:

$7,543 (Based on Florida Residency Requirements)


OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A PRN0098 Practical Nursing Foundations 1 300
  PRN0099 Practical Nursing Foundations 2 300
  PRN0290 Medical Surgical Nursing 1 300
  PRN0291 Medical Surgical Nursing 2 300
 B PRN0690 Comprehensive Nursing and Transitional Skills 150

Employment Opportunities:

  • Doctor offices
  • Home health
  • Hospice
  • Hospitals
  • Health Department
  • Nursing Homes
  • Walk-in clinics

Industry Certifications:


Starting Salaries:

*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida




Instructor or Department Contact Information:

Name: Debbie Warren

Email: debr[email protected]

Phone:  904-547-3471


For gainful employment information please click here.

Name: Deonna Mullins

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 904-547-3470

Name: Lynn Spain

Email:  [email protected]

Phone: 904-547-3470